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Poll Results: Do you use a UPS?

Poll expired: Mar 31, 2011  
  • 37% (30)
    Yes
  • 62% (50)
    No
80 Total Votes  
post #31 of 57
oh... i thought this was United Parcel Service.... i was gonna go on a long rant about how they suck balls. in that case, no i dont use that UPS either.
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post #32 of 57
An uninterruptible power supply (UPS), !
     
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post #33 of 57
I can't afford one yet :/

Not that my rig is worth protecting anyway

I have an Isobar surge protector
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post #34 of 57
what do you think of this one :

http://www.opti-ups.com/ups_detail.phtml?product_id=102

about 110$
     
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post #35 of 57
CyberPower 685VA ... works fine, saved my ass a couple times against brownouts happening in the middle of a strong storm..
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post #36 of 57
Arg voted wrong. Thought you mean UPS brown too.
Sorry.
    
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post #37 of 57
Thread Starter 
Cr4zYH3aD: Seems pretty cheap compared to the APC UPSs. Not that you will NOT get 30-40min of battery life. They are probably using a old celeron to calculate that...
Where does it say the warranty. I dont see it, but thats something to consider when buying one. APC has a 2 year. I wouldnt want anything less then that. Make sure the warranty also covers the battery.
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post #38 of 57
I think every outlet with a computer on it should have one.
post #39 of 57
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by redsox83381 View Post
Arg voted wrong. Thought you mean UPS brown too.
Sorry.
thats ok. I just went and made it obscenely obvious so it wont happen any more.
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post #40 of 57
sure, been using a UPS for something like 8 years now, maybe? Yo're crazy not to, IMHO.

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Originally Posted by mortimersnerd View Post
Cr4zYH3aD: Seems pretty cheap compared to the APC UPSs.
APC is definitely the king. I'm using their Back-UPS XS-900 at the moment. Very affordable, and really all you need to keep a PC protected. (I actually have two attached to it, a PC and a Mac.)
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